Senior Tax Analyst

Cargill, Inc. Wayzata, MN
The Tax & Customs function employs approximately 220 professionals around the world. Approximately 90 tax professionals work at Cargill's headquarters in Wayzata, Minnesota. Other tax professionals work at such locations as Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Winnipeg, London, Amsterdam and Singapore.

A career in Cargill Tax & Customs offers many opportunities for continuous learning and exposure to a variety of interesting, challenging, and complex issues. Cargill Tax & Customs seeks a motivated individual to become part of an engaged, high-performing team committed to contributing value.

The Senior State Tax Analyst works within the Domestic Income Tax team at Cargill's headquarters in Wayzata, Minnesota to complete various state income and franchise tax compliance tasks throughout the United States.

Principal Accountabilities

60% Prepare state income & franchise tax returns, including unitary returns, quarterly estimates & supporting work papers.

10% Research state tax filing positions.

10% Assist with state tax controversy and responses.

10% Assist in the preparation and review of income tax account reconciliations.

10% Prepare and track state information and state attributes.

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

* 2-4 years of state and/or Federal tax experience

* Ability to identify tax issues

* Working knowledge of federal and multi-state taxation of corporations

* Ability to prioritize many tasks, results oriented, self-starter

* Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

* Proven skills to be an active, contributing member of work teams

Preferred Qualifications

* Certified public accountant designation/license

* Experience with US GAAP ASC740 accounting for corporate state income taxes

* Proficiency with CorpTax

* Proven ability to work with and manage large amounts of data